(FinancialHealth.net) – Medical professionals across the country are sounding the alarm about dwindling supplies amid the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s so bad, according to Fox Atlanta, volunteers are making masks for hospitals. CNN reports that some of America’s biggest corporations are also stepping in to help.
On March 24, Ford announced it was partnering with GE Healthcare, 3M, and the United Autoworkers labor union to provide medical supplies to hospitals in need. The companies are going to make respirators, masks, face shields and ventilators.
Today, we announced additional actions to help fight #COVID19. Just as we have throughout our 117- year history, we’re here to lend a hand and contribute in times of need. #BuiltFordProud https://t.co/hMoBICm0Rh
— Ford Motor Company (@Ford) March 24, 2020
During an interview on CNN’s “New Day,” Ford CEO, Jim Hackett, said different companies will build the specific parts they need, then Ford will assemble the tools. Hackett expects companies across the world to make hundreds of thousands of ventilators by mid-May if they scale-up.
Ford announced that it’s working with 3M and GE Healthcare to produce medical equipment and protective gear for health care workers to help in the coronavirus crisis.
“There is no higher sense of urgency,” says James Hackett, CEO of Ford Motor Company.https://t.co/hDtNDvX2e6 pic.twitter.com/VxPghwrKQp
— New Day (@NewDay) March 24, 2020
President Donald Trump’s administration is working hard to lessen the impact of the coronavirus, but they can’t do it alone. The only way America can get through this crisis is by pooling resources and working together. That’s exactly what Ford and its partners are doing.
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